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New restaurant in downtown New London

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Otto of Ledyard Dec 6, 2009 08:37 AM

I am not a restaurant reviewer, but thought I’d say something about Chaplin’s in New London. My wife and I met two other couples for dinner at Chaplin’s, in the former Luca’s on Bank Street. The place was very crowded, but that afforded us a spot right at the window. Between us we had the salad, lobster bisque, pan-seared scallops and the tuna Oscar. Everything was superb. We enjoyed the meal and deserts. The menu is small, but fits the locale and is mostly fish and seafood with one chicken and one pasta entree. We then sat around for several hours drinking wine, talking with the chef and listening to a couple guys on acoustic guitars. Give the place a try…I think you’ll enjoy it.

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    few RE: Otto of Ledyard Dec 7, 2009 03:13 PM

    Well a new place! nd sounds good too !

    anyone up for a meet after the Christmas holidays?

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      jquest619 RE: few Dec 8, 2009 02:37 AM

      Reviews on Yelp are glowing for this place.....would be delighted to give it a try! Thanks for letting us know about it!

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        Frank Terranova RE: jquest619 Dec 8, 2009 03:46 AM

        I judged a restaurant contest a few months ago in New London Chaplin's was one of them it was a nice cozy place with some nice food. Actually New London has some nice places. Give it a try

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